Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units / Edition 7

Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units / Edition 7

by Alfred S. Posamentier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131185209

ISBN-13: 9780131185203

Pub. Date: 07/01/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This thorough revision of Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units includes the most practical, step-by-step techniques for teaching mathematics in today’s assessment and standards driven environment. Part One on methods discusses all aspects of being a math teacher, from an overview of the discipline, to challenges

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This thorough revision of Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units includes the most practical, step-by-step techniques for teaching mathematics in today’s assessment and standards driven environment. Part One on methods discusses all aspects of being a math teacher, from an overview of the discipline, to challenges of teaching today, the role of problem-solving, the importance of planning, assessment strategies, teaching more effective lessons, enriching mathematics instruction, and extracurricular activities for mathematics. Part Two supplies 125 enrichment units that teachers can use right away in their own classrooms that are suitable for the entire secondary school curriculum spectrum. From methods to hands on activities, this highly successful book takes students through the whole process of what teaching mathematics in the secondary schools will be like.

New To This Edition:

NEW: Includes the latest information on changes to student assessment that have been made possible due to innovations in technology.

NEW! Features new content on data driven planning.

NEW! Completely revised technology chapter reflects the rapidly changing technology environment of today.

NEW! No chapters remain untouched!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131185203
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/01/2005
Edition description:
7TH
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

1The challenge of teaching1
2Long-range and short-range planning14
3Teaching more effective lessons63
4The role of problem solving109
5Using technology to enhance mathematics instruction135
6Assessment166
7Enriching mathematics instruction197
8Extracurricular activities in mathematics217
Enrichment units for the secondary school classroom231

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